Del Mar Stable News

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Doc Yco Cheeks Prevails in Del Mar Feature

Friday, November 15th, 2019   (7 months ago)
Doc Yco Cheeks © Benoit Photo Under a well-judged ride by jockey Rafael Bejarano, even-money favored Doc Yco Cheeks forged to the lead in the final strides to win Del Mar’s feature race Friday at...

Stable Notes November 15, 2019

Friday, November 15th, 2019   (7 months ago)
Andrew Lerner © Benoit Photo LERNER RELISHES GIANT CHALLENGES IN WEEKEND STAKES Up-and-coming young trainer Andrew Lerner will be seeking his first graded stakes victory in a 2 ½-year career when he sends out Rager...

Seven Cal-Bred Distaffers to Tangle in Betty Grable Stakes

Friday, November 15th, 2019   (7 months ago)
Mo See Cal © Benoit Photo A competitive field of seven older California-bred fillies and mares will tangle Sunday in the $100,000 Betty Grable Stakes at seven furlongs over Del Mar’s main dirt track. Post...

Threefiveindia Cruises in Del Mar Headliner

Thursday, November 14th, 2019   (7 months ago)
Threefiveindia © Benoit Photo Claimed for $40,000 in mid-September, Threefiveindia, an impressive winner on Breeders’ Cup weekend early this month, continued to pay off on his new owner’s investment with a sparkling triumph in Thursday’s...

Bob Hope Stakes Matches Six Talented Two-Year-Olds

Thursday, November 14th, 2019   (7 months ago)
Thousand Words © Benoit Photo Young talent will be in the Del Mar spotlight Saturday when six two-year-old colts, all of them winners in their brief careers, will match strides in the featured $100,000 Bob...

Stable Notes November 14, 2019

Thursday, November 14th, 2019   (7 months ago)
Bob Baffert BAFFERT AND O’NEILL TAKE A DOUBLE DIP OF HOPE Hall of Famer Bob Baffert and six-time Del Mar training champion Doug O’Neill have double entries to comprise two-thirds of the field of six...

Mark Streiff Wins More Than $50,000 in Del Mar Fall Challenge

Sunday, November 10th, 2019   (7 months ago)
Mark Streiff of Mission Viejo, CA scored big in race 9 of the Del Mar Fall Challenge to vault to the lead. Streiff, back to back winner in the Fall Challenge, won an assortment of...

Leucothea Cruises in Desi Arnaz Stakes

Sunday, November 10th, 2019   (7 months ago)
Leucothea © Benoit Photo Leucothea, the 2-5 favorite, performed to expectations Sunday with an easy victory in the featured $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes for two-year-old fillies at Del Mar. Providing jockey Abel Cedillo with his...

Stable Notes November 10, 2019

Sunday, November 10th, 2019   (7 months ago)
Tyler Baze © Benoit Photo BAZE RETURNS TO CALIFORNIA ROOTS AFTER MIDWEST SOJOURN As the days during which racing was suspended at Santa Anita mounted up last winter, taking a toll on all horsemen, Tyler...

Roger McDow goes "all-in" for lead in the Del Mar Fall Challenge

Saturday, November 9th, 2019   (7 months ago)
Roger McDow of Las Vegas, turned his starting bankroll of $3,500 into $15,280 in day one of the Del Mar Fall Challenge. McDow went “all-in” in race 4 with a $3,500 win bet on Guitty...